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tur on the ground for us in boston. >>> president obama talked about immigration reform during his weekly address from the road. >> this bill is a compromise, which means nobody got everything they wanted, including me but largely consistent with the principles i have laid out from the beginning. these are all common sense steps that the majority of americans support. so there's no reason immigration reform can't become reality this year. >>> back in the united states, the nra is holding its annual convention this weekend in houston. executive director chris cox had some harsh words for gun advocates, like president obama, and new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who cox says exploits victims of tragedy like those in newtown and aurora. >> while we pray for god to comfort those suffering unimaginable pain, they rush to microphones and cameras, gather in war rooms on capitol hill, and scheme about how to use that suffering to push their political agenda. >>> and ever since democratic seine is tore tom harkin announced that he would not seek re-election in iowa next year, many turn
and elizabeth colbert busch. bloomberg holds a summit to mark 100 days in president obama's second term. we talk about the legacy of the foreign crisis and hear the forum from the government official, c.e.o. and lawmakers and economists and our live coverage starts at 8:30 a.m. eastern over on c-span 2. also tomorrow, former president bill clinton speaks at georgetown university on the people, events and principles that influenced his career in public service, live at 10:30 a.m. eastern on c-span. and we are waiting for that debate to begin. our live coverage of that, of south carolina's first congressional district. that district runs from charleston south to the resort of hilton head island. the debate is being held at the citadel and sponsored by patch news service and is expected to begin shortly. we are going live now to that debate for south carolina's first congressional district between republican former governor mark sanford and democrat elizabeth colbert busch. >> we begin tonight with opening remarks framed around the question, what do you consider your greatest professional accomplis
? >> doing all right. your lead story talking about president obama's et putti house democrats in a tough spot. how is that helping? >> health care's become a problem in general for democrats right now if you think about it in two different areas. one, the budget that the president put forward does go after entitlement spending in a specific way which you talk about a lot on this show. for house democrats, they feel like running off the election that complicates their lives because they like to attack republicans for trying to reduce spending on entitlement programs. that's one box. there's a new poll out this morning by the kaiser foundation that shows that support for the obama health care law has dropped eight points. it's now at about 34%. and you saw in the debate last night where she was distancing herself from the obama health care law. i think there's a lot of democrats worried that the implementation has been very difficult, unpopular, particularly for small business owners and it could be very problematic for them in off-year elections, much like it was in 2010. >> i read a "wal
tsarnaev in 2011 despite talking to him directly. president obama today defended the feds and suggested critics have political motives. his life was the last claimed in a rampage of terror in boston, but now the family of slain si "the lead" for an exclusive talk about the depth of their loss. >>> and thee unkept. president obama returning to one of his earliest failures in office and vowing today a new push to close the prison in guantanamo bay. >>> boston a city still recovering from the terrorist attacks from one week ago. the kind of evidence that could drive this investigation to a new level. within the last hour cnn has learned investigators found at least one fingerprint on bomb fragments according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. we're told no matches have yet been made. anefor and after the attacks. we're going to get deeper into that. the president is also backing a review ordered by director of national intelligence james clapper to see which agencies dropped the attacks. >> protocols and procedures that could be put in place that would furt
, independent, tough business woman. if you notice one last point, i push back on the obama budget, so let's talk about independent reach across the aisles and being reasonable. i told you no one tells me what to do. i am an independent business woman and i will reach across the aisles. [ applause ] >> dick, i thought she might reach across the debate stage and knock one on sanford's chin there. she was not pulling any punches, not tying herself to nancy pelosi. elizabeth colbert busch was channeling the fighting spirit of nancy pelosi. what did you make of that? >> i think it is fascinating to me. mark sanford, i counted, mentioned nancy pelosi's name 16 times tonight. he's clearly obsessed with the wrong woman, again. this guy is just amazing because he thinks the public is so stupid, they don't understand. he wants to talk about nancy pelosi, he wants to talk about anything about his record as governor, his record with the argentina trail. huge impact is the deepening of the charleston port, which sanford voted against any federal funding for that when he was in congress before, voted a
's what president obama is talking about. that's why we'll continue to work with congress to pursue the proposal the president put forward in his budget, a proposal that once again is fully paid for. today's report emphasizes that when it comes to early education, quality does matter. and that quality means more than just learning numbers and the abcs. it means insuring kids get the nutrition and preventive care they need to stay healthy, building social and emotional skills, engaging parents to headache -- to make sure they're nurturing their children's development. over the last four years, we've pursued an historic effort to raise the bar on quality in early education, and we've had unprecedented and incredible coordination and collaboration with the department of education. that includes the race to the top early learning challenge, and it also includes a range of efforts in the head start program including sharing best practices on training and curriculum and making sure that funding competition goes to the strongest centers. so as in this report -- as this report shows, we hav
know how toviaz affects you. the most common side effects are dry mouth and constipation. talk to your doctor about toviaz. >>> president obama had a clear message for any lawmakers still unsure about the impact of the sequester. >> it slowed our growth, it's resulting in people being thrown out of work. and it's hurting folks all across the country. >> the president also took the opportunity to remind everyone of the gop's change of heart in the last few months. from doomsday prophets to self-proclaimed victors. >> even as recently as my campaign, republicans were saying, sequester is terrible, this is a disaster, it will ruin our military, it will be disastrous for the economy. we've got to do something about it. then when it was determined that doing something about it might mean that we close some tax loopholes for the wealthy and the well connected. suddenly, you know what, we'll take the sequester. >> the president then accused lawmakers of sacrificing the country's long-term infrastructure for short-term gain after they voted to spare themselves from the pain created by the faa
rendell talks about the issues president obama must address before he leaves office and why he's such a huge philadelphia phillies fan. >>> a look now at some stories in this morning's fast five headlines. search teams have found the bodies of two american crew members of a military refueling plane that crashed in kyrgyzstan yesterday. a third crew member is still missing. >>> jurors in the jodi arias murder case will not deliberate this weekend after they began deliberating for about an hour yesterday. arias is charged with first degree murder in the death of her boyfriend. >>> the sandy hook elementary building task force last night put off a decision on where to build a new school. it's considering rebuilding at the same location, or nearby. >>> the tsa says airport screeners in maui confiscated a dagger disguised as a hair brush handle. the same type of dagger was also discovered in phoenix this week. >>> and the first leg of a fuel-free flight across the country is over. the solo powered airplane landed in phoenix early this morning after an 18-hour journey from northern c
, almost half, were not aware that obama care is actually on the books. >>> finally, i'm going to be talking later about last night's great south carolina congressional debate between mark sanford and elizabeth colbert-busch. a little preview right now. apparently sanford had unfinished business after debating, if you will, this cardboard cutout of nancy pelosi, house minority leader, on a street corner last week. >> nancy pelosi is running hundreds of thousands of dollars in ads. this is an important point. with all due respect to nancy pelosi, whose name i will raise again, these increasing taxes that pelosi and friends oftentimes are trying to level on them, nancy pelosi's pac, whose voice will be carried? will it be nancy pelosi's voice? >> is nancy pelosi running in south carolina? sanford mentioned pelosi over a half dozen times in that debate. we showed you most of it. we'll get back to that later. >>> up next, the gun vote backlash. senators who voted against background checks are paying for it in the polling out there. that's ahead. you're watching "hardball." the plac
will continue to talk to investigators now that he's been read his rights. wolf? >> so they now have a fingerprint and they have dna -- that's a good start in this investigation i am sure. susan, thanks very much. >>> president obama took the podium at a last-minute news conference today telling reporters all levels of law enforcement have handled this investigation in his words in an exemplary fashion. our crime and justice correspondent joe johns is taking a closer look at how federal officials are responding to the tragedy. he's got new information. joe? >> wolf, from a justice standpoint, this case is still really in its infancy but the director of national intelligence is already heading up an effort to try to determine whether any signals were missed that could have prevented the boston bombing. with the criminal investigation of the alleged boston bombers still in full swing including the search for possible accomplices, tuesday president obama defended the government's handling of tamerlan tsarnaev, who the fbi investigated back in 2011. the intelligence community is now doin
move was president obama endorsing president bush's leadership on immigration and saying that this was his legacy, and let's vindicate his vision. grassley, ahuck ranking member of the senate judiciary said, after the boston bombings, all this talk about immigration reform, it is time to look at immigration laws and policies already in place to make sure we are addressing national security issues. >> the bombings have implications on terror policy, implications on the miranda rule and all of that. it does not have any implications in reality of immigration. i know is being used left and right but you will have immigrants, going back to the early 19th century, 20th- unexpected is not and it is the price of immigration, of which the good that we get from immigrants far weighs theseut feelings of this affection or violence. >> amazingly, we sit here week after week talking about how washington is dysfunctional. this is the first time i thought they would do something. the stars are in alignment. really, the republicans cannot afford to bid anti-immigration. >> i am not sure
to respond to evidence that chemical weapons were used in syria's civil war. president obama taking questions on the issue this week, today, the president was wrapping up a three-day visit in mexico and costa rica. he talked about immigration and expanding trade in latin america. he arrive would in andrews air force base and ed henry is live for us in san jose, costa rica. ed, the president steered clear of this? >> he was asked about the israeli air strikes and the president said israel has a right to defend itself. what that basically means, he's giving israel a green light to do what it needs to in the region and leaves the door open to a range of u.s.s. the president said it was a red line cross could possibly spark u.s. intervection in syria. the president said he wants more evidence to confirm that before anything is launched. a bottom line, a lot ofs are on the table on the u.s. air strikings against sir yampt one option is he took off of the table. he will not put u.s. boots on the ground. >> immigration reform, he said like he is cautiously optmistic about immigration reform? >> he i
. thank you very much, everybody. thank you, guys. >> and president obama marking 100 days into his second term. >> jason collins, had a chance to talk to him yesterday. seems like a terrific young man, and i told humim i couldn't be prouder. an extraordinary measure of progress we've seen in this country has been the recognition that the lgbt community deserves full equality. not just partial equality. not just tolerance, but a recognition that they are fully a part of the american family, and, you know, given the importance of sports in our society for an individual who has excelled at the highest level to say this is who i am, i am proud of it, i'm still a great competitor, i'm still seven-foot tall and can bang with shaq, you know, deliver a hard foul and, you know, for i think a lot of young people out there, who, you know, are gay or lesbian who are struggling with these issues, to see a role model like that, i think it's a great thing. i think america should be proud this is one more step in this ongoing recognition that we treat everybody fairly. and everybody is part of a -- part
to start with you. first let's talk about immigration hurdles. here is what president obama had to say about immigration reform while speaking in costa rica a short time ago. >> comprehensive immigration reform that i'm hopeful we can pass this year after 30 years can make an enormous difference in improving what is already a system that's better than it was. >> now, senate leaders here in the u.s. are aiming to win up to 70 votes for their comprehensive immigration bill. patricia, does that look like a real possibility here? >> well, you know, as with everything in washington, the devil is in the details, and one detail that cropped up this week was an amendment that's probably going to be introduced by senate democrats to extend same-sex couples' immigration benefits. it something like that is attached to the bill, marco rubio, who is leading the republican effort said, no, this is not even going to pass, it's not going to get his vote and it will not get a large majority. it really depends what that bill looks like coming out of the senate. based on the numbers in the senate, then w
a phone conversation with russian president vladimir putin talking in part about syria. what can you tell us about that conversation? >> reporter: yeah, martin. we're learning that from white house officials that that conversation between president obama and president vladimir putin of russia did take place at some point today. the topic of conversations including syria, where the president expressed concerns over syrian chemical weapons. obviously russia would be a critical ally if the u.s. is to pursue some further intervention in terms of the crisis taking place, the civil war in that country. white house officials telling us the president urged there to be close consultations continuing between secretary of state john minister on this very topic. one of many topics the two men spoke about this afternoon. >> pete, given quite understandable reluctance to engage in yet another military conflict, there now some regret that while the administration obviously had a red line in their minds about syria, that they may now regret having said so publicly? >> reporter: i think there may be priva
. >> it is great to be on the show to talk about this. i want to paraphrase the group and say i feel like i'll watching the sports world wake up from history. you mentioned president obama. i'm glad he is evolved to the point where he can congratulate jason collins on this. i'm more impressed with people like kobe bryant and the rock coming out in support of jason collins. these are people who had actual instances of homophobia in years past. the fact they've come forward to support him. >> let me play what the president said earlier today. let's listen in. >> i had a chance to talk to him yesterday. he seems like a terrific young man. and i told him i could not be prouder of him. one of the extraordinary measures of progress that we've seen in this country has been the recognition that lgbt community deserves full equality. >> you know, dave, in your piece when you refer to it as the most influential citadel of homophobia, meaning the locker room, when you look at players a lot younger than you and i, do peel like yourself put on a more critical viewpoint, that these young people, we see t
player came out last year. we'll also talk to rick welts, president and coo of the golden state warriors. and remember when president obama joked about getting a drink with senator mitch mcconnell at the white house correspondents' dinner? mitch mcconal is returning the laugh and he is ready to accept. waiting for the president. >> thank you very much, chriine. 41 minutes past the hour. more on that groundbreaking announcement from nba player jason collins. in his essay yesterday for "sports illustrated" he said, i didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major american team sport. but since i am, i'm happy to the start the i had my way, someon would have already done this. nobody has, which is why i'm raising my hand. the 34-year-old has gotten support from all corners of the sports world. from nba commissioner david stern to former teammates. so let's talk about the reaction with mike golic and mike greenberg the mosts of "mike & mike" on espn radio and espn2. they're joining us this morning. collins is the first active player in a major u.s. sport to come out. h
of the facts. >> good morning, everybody. today marks the 100th day of the president's second term. he talked about why it's important that the united states has all of the facts before it takes action. >> obama: what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria, but we don't know how they were used, when they were used who used them. we don't have a chain of custody that establishes what exactly happened. >> we'll have more as the press conference continues. elizabeth colbert-busch had no problem going after governor mark sanford last night their debate. now the house majority pac is out with a new tv ad reminding voters of mark sanford's bad behavior. >> i used to be my mark sanford but not anymore. he skipped town to be with his mistress on father's day. >> he paid $75,000 to settle charges that he used money for personal travel. there are three republicans and two democrats on the ballot to replace kerry. state officials think voter turnout unfortunately is going to be low we're going to continue to keep an eye on the president's ne
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